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July 10, 2024
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the July 2024 edition of PHLP Health Law News. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at www.phlp.org.
July 10, 2024
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today proposed new rules to make it easier for homeowners to get help when they are struggling to pay their mortgage. The proposal, if finalized, would require mortgage servicers to focus on helping borrowers, not foreclosing, when a homeowner asks for
July 9, 2024
NOTICE This webinar has been re-scheduled for July 30, 2024 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern. If you previously registered for the webinar, you will remain registered and it is unnecessary to register again. If you are unable to attend on the new date, please do not cancel your registration, as the
July 2, 2024
The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) has created a new web page with information for school bus drivers and other seasonal workers about how to apply for Unemployment Compensation (UC) benefits during the summer break. The page includes information about how to reopen a claim, how to avoid
July 1, 2024
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Dr. Val Arkoosh and Department of Education Secretary Dr. Khalid N. Mumin today announced that applications are open for a new seasonal program that will help children stay fed by providing a one-time benefit each summer for purchasing healthy, nutritious
July 1, 2024
The Public Defender Association of Pennsylvania is hosting the next in its monthly online Racial Justice training series, entitled Family Separation and Generational Trauma , on July 11, 2024 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern. The series is held on the first Thursday of each month from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
June 29, 2024
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania today issued an order declaring a judicial emergency for the Twelfth Judicial District due to the unprecedented leadership void in the Office of the Clerk of Courts due to sudden vacancies which occurred on Friday, June 28, 2024. “While the clerk is an independently
June 28, 2024
In its first case under the Impersonation Rule, the Federal Trade Commission has stopped a student loan debt relief scheme that bilked more than $20.3 million from consumers seeking debt relief by pretending to be affiliated with the Department of Education. A federal court temporarily halted the

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